Take on the Day Mattifying Powder
Wet n Wild (Fergie line)
This mattifying powder comes in a medium-sized black compact that comes with its own powder puff.
Translucent powder that has no color pay off and has small micro-shimmer.
This has a very soft silicone-texture. The powder is very fine when you touch it. It has no noticeable smell.
This is completely translucent so there is no "pigmentation" factor.
I have applied this with both a large powder brush and the powder puff.
This feels very smooth and soft on the skin.
|This helps to mattify the skin, but it is not very long lasting. I feel like I would need to reapply in about 3-5 hours depending on the foundation I'm wearing.|
Dupes? Similar products?:
|NARS Light Reflecting Pressed Powder? (I haven't tried this myself but they look and feel very similar)|
After (wearing a thin layer of this powder over the NARS Creamy Concealer):
If this product works well for you, then price will not be an issue. This compact costs $4-5 so it will always be affordable to repurchase and you will not feel guilty about spending up to $45 for a powder. It is also handy that is comes with a powder puff because you can then use the powder puff to reapply the powder on the go.
The product itself is quite nice. The micro-shimmer help to give the skin a slight glow without making it look too shiny. The powder helps to reduce shine but it does not give a completely matte look. This stuff is also amazing for setting under-eye concealer and it helps to reduce the appearance of pores and wrinkles slightly.
The compact is quite large and bulky compared to other compacts, but for the $4-5 price range, I really can't complain too much. And although I do like the powder if I over apply it even just a little, it will make my skin look really dry and patchy. Because of this I prefer to apply the powder with a large brush that will evenly distribute a very thin layer all over the skin. Lastly, the powder is not very long-lasting. With more hydrating foundations, I have to powder my T-zone with this at least every 3 hours. If you have very oily skin, this will probably not be the best mattifying powder.